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the fed has done too much to turn back now. how it will all play out ahead. ashley: detroit to beijing, two thundershowers flat. new technology could make the world much smaller. we're life in a fox business exclusive. like l.a. to new york in 40 minutes. >>> breaking news on the monthly budget deficit. let's get straight to it and go to peter barnes in washington. peter? >> hey, ashley, deficit was $90 billion in july. 40% increase from the $70 billion deficit reported in july of 2012, but, for the fiscal year-to-date, the deficit is actually down by about that amount. it clocked in for the first 10 months of the fiscal year-ending july at $607 billion. that compares to $974 billion for the deficit for the same period last year. and, of course, this improvement in the deficit, is due to those higher tax increases that kicked in january 1st. higher payroll taxes as well as higher taxes on the wealthier earners. and lower spending here in washington caused by those sequester spending cuts. we have two more months left in the fiscal year and two more months in that fight before the next
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